Start Date: Fall 2017
Selection Criteria: One Sophomore or Junior
Time Commitment: 20 Hours per month based on flexible hours
Pay: $10 per hour
Learning Objectives / Goals:
The President’s Office of Drake University seeks a highly motivated Sophomore or Junior dedicated to combining their academic development with the success of the University. This position creates an opportunity for students to sharpen their professional and interpersonal skills and helps build relationships between administration and students.
Participants will further develop leadership and project management skills and apply undergraduate experiences to help achieve university and departmental goals.
The President’s Office intern is expected to conduct her/himself with the highest levels of professionalism and help serve as representatives of the university. Due to the nature of the position, interns are expected to wear business casual attire for all meetings.
Through this internship, students will:
- Learn about higher education administration (Application of academic knowledge)
- Develop and enhance leadership and project management skills (Skill development)
- Work with senior leaders at the university on projects (Skill development)
- Gain an understanding of the requirements of serving as a senior leader in an institution of higher education (Professional insights)
- Develop a deeper understanding of Drake University and higher education (Professional insights)
- Enhance personal and professional skills and expand professional networks (Personal Development)
The President’s Office Intern will primarily support project-based work and ‘shadow’ the President on specific meetings and events. Minimal to no clerical work is expected.
Project-based work will be driven from the Chief of Staff on an ‘as needed’ basis. As project needs arise, the Chief of Staff will contact the intern to determine duties related to these projects.
Additionally, at the beginning of each month, the intern will meet with the Assistant to the President to review meetings on the President’s schedule. The intern will then ‘shadow’ the President at applicable meetings or events. The time at these meetings will largely be to observe.
The President’s Office Intern is expected to serve a one-year term with the possibility of it being renewed for a second year.
Applicants should apply to the president’s assistant, Cheryle Anania, by September 1, 2017 at email@example.com.
LS2group, a bipartisan firm located in Des Moines specializing in Public Relations, Public Affairs, Government Affairs, and Marketing, is offering a Fall 2017 internship in public relations and public affairs.
A full description is attached.
Interested students can email firstname.lastname@example.org
PRPA Internship Description
The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand is looking for an intern to start immediately and work through August 26 to assist in the final stages of planning and communications for Ingersoll LIVE. This is a great opportunity for experience in event planning and PR for a large-scale event. There is potential for the internship to continue into fall for the right person. If you are interested contact email@example.com ASAP!
Best Version Media is launching local magazines in two Des Moines suburbs this summer and is looking for a part-time Content Coordinator for the publications.
The Content Coordinator is responsible for obtaining, coordinating, writing, sending and proofing content for each assigned magazine on a monthly basis. This entails writing resident features and gathering relevant neighborhood and community news for each magazine, sending files in the proper format by deadline, and proofing magazines during the design process to ensure a polished final product.
Responsibilities of the Content Coordinator include:
- coordinating a new resident feature for each magazine each month
- compiling an area calendar of events and local community corner
- submitting compiled monthly magazine content by deadline
- proofing magazine content within 24 business hours of receiving a magazine proof from the design team
- obtaining referrals from past features as leads for future neighborhood features
- editing all content submissions including anchor sponsor/expert contributor articles
- on occasion, writing/editing local filler articles
- writing up to two business profiles each month
- receiving classified ad submissions
The Content Coordinator is NOT responsible for:
- checking ads
- coordinating paid advertising
- making magazine design decisions
The compensation is $350/magazine. To apply, submit a resume and two feature-style writing samples in Word or pdf format to:
Jason Button, publisher
Housing provided if needed for hire.
Cottingham & Butler, an insurance firm in Dubuque, Iowa, is looking for student intern/employee who can use and excel in graphic design using Adobe, InDesign, and other design applications as necessary. They will consider full time or part time employment.
If interested please respond ASAP to the emails below. Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible and housing provided for summer if needed.
Candidates can contact the HR team via Jonathan Gill or Paige Kohlhof referenced below.
The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication is looking for a student or students who have a passion for podcasting to develop a podcast documenting your life as an SJMC student during the 2017-18 school year. Interested? Contact multimedia professor Chris Snider at firstname.lastname@example.org.